The Slingbox Solo Internet TV Broadcaster from Sling Media allows you to watch live television streamed from your home cable or satellite connection via the Internet on a laptop or cellular telephone. Connecting to your television and broadband Internet connection, the Slingbox Solo streams live television over the web and allows you to view it anywhere with Internet access. The device allows you to connect a single home theater source. It supports resolutions of up to 1080i via component.
Professionals who pay for expensive cable or satellite packages for sports or movies will appreciate being able to watch when traveling for business and commuters will love the fact that they can catch up on the morning news live on their laptop or phone during the morning train ride. The Slingbox Solo is the technology that allows you to take your television programming with you wherever you go.
The Slingbox Solo features SlingStream technology. This innovative compression dynamically adjusts video quality to best suit the type of material you are watching. This lets you watch video at optimal quality when streaming over the Internet.
Ease of Use
The Slingbox Solo features an automatic device discovery wizard to help you easily set the system up. It was designed with ease of use in mind, so you won't have to be a computer genius to get it working.
PDA and Smartphone Compatible
In addition to streaming to a laptop or desktop computer, the Slingbox Solo can be used with SlingPlayer Mobile software to play video directly on your Windows Mobile PDA or Smartphone. A free trial version of this software is available from Sling Media's web site with additional registration costs for the full version.
No Hidden Fees
With the Slingbox there are no hidden subscription fees that other services may charge. Once you own the hardware you can start watching TV over the Internet without having to worry about a hidden charge.
Mac OS X Support
Mac OS X support can be added via a download from Sling Media's website. This lets you take advantage of the Slingbox on your MacBook or MacBook Pro!
In the Box
Slingbox Solo Internet TV Broadcaster
Quick Start Guide
Composite AV Cable
Remote Control IR Cable
1-Year Limited Warranty
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Computer: Intel Pentium IV 1.3 GHz
Operating System: Windows XP, Vista
Memory: 512 MB (XP), 1 GB (Vista)
Hard Drive: 150 MB Available
Hardware: 24-Bit Graphics Card, 16-Bit Sound Card, CD-ROM drive, Network connectivity
Computer: Power PC G4 800 MHz
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.3.9
Memory: 512 MB (1 GB recommended)
Hard Drive: 150 MB
Wired or Wireless Router (UpnP capability recommended)
Cable or DSL modem for out of home viewing
256 Kbps upstream speed recommended
Video (NTSC) and Audio Source
Any of the following: Digital Cable Set Top Box, DVR such as TiVo, DirecTV, Comcast or DISH, Satellite Receiver, DVD Player, Video/Security Camera, NTSC S-Video or Composite Video Source